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Senegal’s Start-Up Act To Boost Female-Led Business In First for West Africa

Senegal’s Start-Up Act To Boost Female-Led Business In First for West Africa

Dozens of Senegalese start-ups have launched in recent years, though many have struggled to grow Senegal’s start-up scene is dominated by men, the laws are complex and the taxes are high – all reasons why talented businesswomen from the West African nation shy away from creating companies, said entrepreneur Seynabou Thiam. “They tell themselves: ‘It’s […]

Nigeria, Kenya Lead As African Tech Startups Attract U.S.$1.2 Billion

Nigeria, Kenya Lead As African Tech Startups Attract U.S.$1.2 Billion

Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa received 78 per cent of the total funding of $1.163 billion for Africa’s technology startups last year confirming the attractiveness of African entrepreneurs and their ability to transform the continent into a global power house. According to Partech Africa’s 2018 annual report on the financing on the continent, this include […]